AROUND NUNAVUT: Stories in Inuktitut, a letter to Santa and Makerspace pilot project

Schools around the Baffin region had Elders and other special guests from the community share stories in Inuktitut during Education Week, while at Baker Lake’s Rachel Arngnammaktiq Elementary School, kindergarten students share their thoughts about Santa. In Iqaluit, a Makerspace pilot project for youth takes off.     Stories in Inuktitut featured at schools Kimmirut...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.